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Sound Reviews

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Audiobook Reviews

Sound Reviews: Your source for finding the best Audiobooks to listen to. We give a short review and sample from the book so you can hear the sound and get an overview of the book.


153 Pieces

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This is a collection of Paul Yoon's contemplative short stories, which are linked by characters who are trying to find their place in the world in ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:30
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In this audiobook the action begins immediately as the dragon, Falcyn, and Medea, the granddaughter of the Greek god Apollo, are swept into another...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:58
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Former London debutante Sarah Gilchrist was raped, confined to a sanatorium for “promiscuity,” and banished in disgrace

  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:29
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This audiobook, the second in the Lady Sherlock series, features Charlotte Holmes, an unusual young woman who created the fictional Sherlock Holmes...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:01
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The book is Gogol's flawed masterpiece, and Nicholas Boulton gives it the presentation that it deserves

  • Added: Nov 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:11
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In this wry and witty exposé, Rebecca Solnit outlines 80 books no women should read. This is her somewhat tongue-in-cheek response to a famous ESQU...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:29
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This is a collection of previously unpublished short stories by the award-winning author of THE COLOR OF WATER

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:49
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Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, feels sorrow for both his race and his home state. He’s dedicated to helping both yet unable to do much for e...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
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In this new George Smiley espionage novel the protagonist is Peter Guillam. Forty years on and under interrogation, he must revisit the disastrous ...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:19
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Jim Benton, author of the Franny K. Stein and Dear Dumb Diary series, brings more outrageous fun with his new child protagonist, the imaginative an...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:04
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The heroine of this story, Ada, has survived living with a clubfoot and her Mam’s cruelty

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:36
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This is a lively presentation that depicts the complexities of love and marriage

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:41
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Now in his 80s, the bestselling author and talk-radio pioneer looks ahead to the inevitability of death—and spits in its face.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:45
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Jesmyn Ward's latest novel takes the heroic quest motif, adds ghost story elements, and then plunges into contemporary America's battle with povert...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:20
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This is G.J. Meyer’s fascinating and controversial history of U.S. involvement in WWI.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
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In this audio memoir, Mark Lukach shares what it is like to watch his beautiful wife, Giulia, suddenly experience a psychotic break and be hospital...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
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Hold onto your wallets—the League of Pensioners are up to their old tricks! The Swedish retirees connive to outsmart Vegas casinos in this caper, t...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:29
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How did the suggestive rhythm and blues phrase “good booty” morph into Little Richard’s 1956 smash teenage anthem “Tutti Frutti,” with its veiled a...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:51
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Israeli stand-up comic Dov Greenstein’s schtick involves hurling insults at his audience in frenetic, hysterical tones

  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:43
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Emmett is one of 10 poor teens, most of color, who are competing aboard a spaceship for a position with Babel. Babel mines nyxia, "the new black gold

  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:31